Top things to do

Bar in Comitán

Jarro Café Bar & Grill

A semi-futuristic space with a burbling fountain, Jarro is a fun, all-purpose bar with loud music. Depending on the night, it could be showing fútbol or hosting patrons crooning karaoke tunes. Pop, electronica or re…
Church in Comitán

Iglesia de Santo Domingo

On the plaza, the Iglesia de Santo Domingo dates back to the 16th and 17th centuries, and sports unusual and handsome blind arcading on its tower. Its former monastic buildings next door are now the Centro Cultural …
Museum in Comitán

Museo Arqueológico de Comitán

This museum, just east of the plaza, displays artifacts from the area’s many archaeological sites (Spanish interpretation only). There are misshapen pre-Hispanic skulls on display – deliberately ‘beautified’ by sque…
Museum in Comitán

Casa Museo Dr Belisario Domínguez

Just south of the main plaza is the Casa Museo Dr Belisario Domínguez, the family home of Comitán’s biggest hero and the site of his medical practice. It provides (in Spanish) fascinating insights into the state of …
Notable Building in Comitán

Centro Cultural Rosario Castellanos

The former monastic buildings next door to Iglesia de Santo Domingo are now the Centro Cultural Rosario Castellanos, which has a pretty wood-pillared patio featuring a mural on local history.
Mexican in Comitán

Yuli Moni Comedor

Come here for an inexpensive meal or snack. This mercado comedor has tasty and filling quesadillas; the nopales (cactus) and mushrooms are also good options for vegetarians.
Italian in Comitán

Due Torri

Excellent freshly made pastas and pizzas are served in classy old-world dining rooms of wood-beamed ceilings, stained glass lamps and decorative Italian-style shields. The atmosphere is warm, the service attentive.
Bar in Comitán

Shangri La

Colorful bottles line the entrance, and low lights and an open fireplace make this an inviting place for coffee or cocktails and the free snacks that come with them. Cozy up in a futon or beanbag in the toasty attic…
Spanish in Comitán

500 Noches

Soaring ceilings and romantic nooks populate this cavernous restaurant specializing in fondues, tapas and 80-plus wines. The big draw is the live trova (starting at 7pm nightly), so it's worth coming by for drinks …
Mexican in Comitán

Camino Secreto

Don't miss the nearly hidden entry off the street – this is a great stop for a quick breakfast or a tasty home-style snack any time of the day.